Mrs. Loretta “Penny” Garst, Jonesborough, 73, passed away with her family by her side, Monday November 6, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Garst was a native of Washington County and the daughter of the late Shelby and Dorothy Privette Henley. She was also preceded in death by her husband of almost 50 years, Thomas “Tommy” Garst, brother Raymond Henley and a sister Nancy Powell.
She enjoyed fishing, sewing and time with her family.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Martin & Janet Garst and Eddie & Sherry Garst: daughter and son-in-law, Donna & Rob Honeycutt; grandchildren, Amy Barnett (Jason), Dale Garst (Deanna), T.J. Riddle, Jacob Riddle; step-grandchildren, Patrick Dykes, Marisa Dykes, Heather Honeycutt and Cam Honeycutt; great-grandchildren, Austin Silvers and Hailey Barnett; sisters and brothers, Lois Garst (Dennis), Viola McKinney (Richard), Richard Henley (Mable) and Rita Smith (Johnny); and several nephews and nieces.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dennis & Lois Garst, family and friends, and Smokey Mountain Hospice for their wonderful care.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor John H. Moore officiating. Interment services will follow at Washington County Memory Gardens. Anyone wishing to drive their “old” cars in the procession to the cemetery please feel welcome too.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Michael Thomas and mike Doyle.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|I am so sorry for your family's loss. Lots of
prayers for peace and healing through this
||Nancy Whitaker Wilson
|Penny will be very missed and was a very loving lady. But she
will always live on through Donna, Eddie and Martin all of who
have some of her wonderful characteristics and big hearts.
Love all of you. |
||Dog Tag Brigade Veterans Foundation
|Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We are sorry for
your loss. |
|So sorry for your loss...Worked with Loretta
several years and loved her as a "sister". Gone
but not forgotten.|
|So sorry for your loss as Loretta was a very
special friend of many years. She had a heart of
gold and will be greatly missed. May God comfort
each of you at this time.|
|I had the privilege of working with
Loretta in the 90s. She was a very
sweet person. So sorry for your loss. |
|I am so sorry for your loss. I will continue to lift you all up in my thoughts and prayers. I pray for you all to hold tight to the peace our heavenly Father gives you. May your sweet memories comfort you at this time too. |
|We will miss a Godly lady. Loved her so.
The promise to hold as we know how she lived.
Let not your heart be troubled. believe in God; believe also in
me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not
so,would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you ?
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and
will take you to myself,that where I am you may be also.and
you know the way to where I am going.
Penny will miss you but the life you lived I know will meet
|Donna I am very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts
and prayers. Love you! |
||DEBBIE BROYLES DAVENPORT AND FAMILIES
|Our Deepest Sympathy to each member of this wonderful
family. Yes, her last breath was here on earth and the next was
In Heaven. She has now touched the face of her Savior. Our
family have so many good memories of Penny. She was a
very special lady and a Christian lady who loved her Lord. The
times spent going to church with Penny and Tommy and their
family at Community Baptist Church are memories that are a
part of our heart. Praise God she will be missed but there's no
more suffering and she's walking those streets of gold.
LOVE AND PRAYERS|
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